1 W.A.G.S People

Over 6,000 personnel were trained as Wireless Operators/Air Gunners and Navigators at 1 W.A.G.S Ballarat during WW2. Approximately 20% of the trainees were killed in Action or on Active Service. Each trainee has a Profile Page with the following information - Killed or Discharged, Service History and where known a 1 W.A.G.S. Course number. Many profile pages include photos and notes regarding Operations, Squadrons,Theatres of War and P.O.W Status.

138 confirmed trainees became P.O.W with 30 listed as dying in captivity.

Below are photos of 1 W.A.G.S. trainees who later served in the RAAF and were KILLED during WW2. These photos have been included to commemorate their sacrifice and service.

Included in the Individual Profiles are photos, newspaper articles and information. Where possible EXTERNAL LINKS are able to be accessed to ensure that all websites and sources are acknowledged. If there have been any accidently excluded please advise on the CONTACT US page. If we have included Photos that are others property it has been done unintentionally and we seek permission. With over 6,000 names we are continously checking and updating our data base. We thank all those who have gererously allowed access to photos and information and commend their committment and continious research. We are more than happy to share our photos and data to families and other genuine websites. Thankyou Janet Bates Website Coordinator.

  Hover curser over photos for names.

GREEN Garnham FrederickJONES Edward KennionJONES Trevor William RobertSCHELDT Vernon JohnLANDSBERG James William

The following Names in alphabetical order are of those airmen who were both Discharged and Killed.

Name
Service No.
Status
Rank
Operations - Unit / Squadron
PABST, William Albert
436599
Discharged
Sergeant
1 OTU
PACKER, William James
415819
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
PACKHAM, Keith
436776
Killed (POW)
Flying Officer
Prisoner of War Tomohon North Celebes - 31 Sqn
PADGETT [AFM], Norman Gunn
408148
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ Lav
PADGHAM, Douglas Neil
431111
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS
PAECH, Bruce Vaughton
416188
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Halmaheras - 21 SQN
PAGE, Archie Flexmore
408164
Discharged
Flying Officer
6 Rec Cent
PAGE, Frederick James
427018
Discharged
Warrant Officer
27 OTU
PAGE, Kenneth George
406951
Killed
Sergeant
Aircraft accident off Western Australian Coast - 25 SQN
PAGE, Leland Ivor
407157
Discharged
Pilot Officer
100 SQN
PAGE, Ross Norman
427932
Discharged
Flying Officer
9 AHU
PAIGE, Edward John
434594
Discharged
Flying Officer
487 Sqn
PAIN, Bryden Melrose
409217
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
3 OTU
PALEY, Clifford Arnold
437154
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOSch
PALFRAMAN, Alexander John Shelton
119808
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 T&MO
PALMER, David Edward
438478
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
26 R&SU
PALMER, John Harley
12055
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS Ballarat
PALMER, Ronald Ernest
430398
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Med U Bris
PALMER, Roy William
427779
Discharged
Warrant Officer
54 BASE SUPY
PALMER, Stanley John Fielding
415677
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Stuttgart Germany - 463 SQN
Palmer, Alan Pringle
449631
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
PANKHURST, George Wilfred
434954
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS
PANNELL, Colin Elliot
407301
Discharged
Warrant Officer
21 PTC
PARAMOR, Denzil Victor
441257
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
12 SQN
PARK, George Laurie
418562
Killed
Flight Lieutenant
Flying battle New Guinea area - AF HQ
PARKER, Alaric
406867
Discharged
Warrant Officer
8 COM U
PARKER, Edwin James
428504
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PARKER, Geoffrey Goodhand
427933
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.target Danube River between Panosova and Grocka Yugoslavia - 104 SQN
PARKER, Herbert Gordon
408591
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. Vansittart Bay Australia - 24 SQN
PARKER, John Charles
430937
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
2 AOS Mt Gambier
PARKER, John Morton
418764
Discharged
Flying Officer
ACAC
PARKER, Keith Douglas
444567
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
PARKER, Keith Frederick
436564
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PARKER, Keith Hamilton
415737
Discharged
Sergeant
76 OB U
PARKER, Keith Rex
408106
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
1Med Reh Unit
PARKER, Leslie Samuel
436874
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
PARKER, Stanley James
449209
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
PARKIN, Stanley Alfred
436657
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 Local Air Sup Unit
PARKINSON, Errol
440617
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
SIg. Sch.
PARKINSON, George Albert
442709
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Pearce
PARKINSON, Ralph Edmund
436343
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 OTU
PARKS, James
444144
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
37 SQN
PARKS, John Frederick
419212
Discharged
Flying Officer
105 FS
PARMITER, John William
417108
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 OTU
PARR, Donald Howard
427139
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
PARR, Stanley Robert
28727
Discharged
Flying Officer
94 Sqd.
PARRY, Daniel William
419582
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COMM
PARRY, Ernest Arthur
436658
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Dortmund Germany - 460 SQN
PARRY, Leo William
429766
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
TD & RS Lav
PARRY, Milton Francis
442017
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
GRSch
PARRY, Phillip Douglas
428505
Discharged
Pilot Officer
Beccles RAF
PARSLOE, Ronald Henry
415821
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 OTU
PARSONS, Charles James Silas
408089
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 203 SQN
PARSONS, Ronald Marcel
408592
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 Med Reh
PARTRIDGE, Garth Selby
443793
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
PARTRIDGE, Roderic Flinders
433620
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AOS Mt Gambier
PASCOE, Gordon Keith
437156
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle Yugoslavia - 148 SQN CMF
PASCOE, Joseph
419808
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PASCOE [DFC], Gregory Howard
412071
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
550 SQD
PASHLEY, Frank Edwin
441450
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Pearce
PASHLEY, John Neville
445801
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ E/A
PASSEY, Richard Frank
423481
Discharged
Warrant Officer
16 AHU
PATCH, David Nicholson
453094
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
Tel Unit Bris
PATERSON, Alastair Semple Burns
406461
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 104 SQN
PATERSON, David Alastair
427726
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Lost on operations target Nevers Marshalling Yards France - 467 SQN RAAF
PATERSON, Donald Randall
431671
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 OTU
PATERSON, Frederick Samuel
442657
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
AGS
PATERSON, James Millar
404301
Discharged
Flying Officer
99 SQN
PATERSON, Ronald Peter
416279
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
78 F Wing
PATISON, Lindsay Ernest Charles
431821
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 OTU
PATON, Alan Franklin
400512
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Bulgaria - 31 SQN SAAF
PATON, James Alexander
404302
Discharged
Corporal
ADF HQ Mad
PATTEN, Burnett
450123
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
PATTEN [DFC], Evan Charles
409437
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops. Target Dortmund Ems Canal - 27 OTU
PATTERSON, Alexander Wallace
436479
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PATTERSON, Charles Forbes
401048
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Killed air ops. Tapini Papua New Guinea - 100 SQN
PATTERSON, Robert George
427042
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 OTU
PATTERSON, Sydney Irvine
62163
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 OTU
PATTERSON, William Allan
33219
Discharged
Corporal
10 EFTS
PATTISON, Albert James
434473
Discharged
Flying Officer
RAAF Com HQ
PATULLO, James
431905
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
23 SQN
PAUL, Charles Brian
449388
Discharged
Sergeant
1 WAGS
PAULL, Anthony John
444260
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
PAULL, Maurice Gilbert
400680
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1TAFT
PAULL, Ronald Joseph
415912
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air battle Germany - 10 SQN
PAVEY, Kevin Ambrose
430939
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Russelsheim near Frankfurt Germany - 100 SQN
PAWLSON, Leslie Frederick
17605
Discharged
Sergeant
9 SD
PAWSON, Keith Curry
417666
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
23 SQN
PAXMAN, Francis Daniel
429784
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PAYNE, Eugene Ernest
443820
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
1 WAGS
PAYNE, Joseph Henry
406150
Killed
Flying Officer
Air ops Sumatra - 211 SQN
PAYNE, Lionel Kenneth
68439
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
338 Radar
PAYNE, Stanley Wilfred
406537
Discharged (POW)
Flight Lieutenant
106 SQN
PAYNE, Malcolm Henry
417512
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle Culmont, France - 9 SQN
PAYNTER, Kenneth John
413029
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
PEACE, Alfred Aris
408007
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
43 SQN
PEACH, Lancelot Wingate
417721
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 ACHU
PEACHEY, Kenneth Cavalier
436272
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PEACOCK, George Ronald
432691
Discharged
Pilot Officer
2 WS CAL
PEAKE, Harold Mervyn
431209
Discharged
Pilot Officer
111 ASRF
PEAKE, Leonard George
416453
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
7 OTU
PEARCE, Arthur
406868
Killed
Pilot Officer
Killed air accident Nth Lagena off Azores Islands - 220 SQN
PEARCE, Arthur Edgar
427020
Discharged
Warrant Officer
HQ Pearce
PEARCE, Charles Gilbert
400566
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
203 SQN
PEARCE, Frederick George
416605
Discharged
Warrant Officer
113 ASRF
PEARCE, Gordon Frank
442692
Discharged
Warrant Officer
12 SQN
PEARCE, Kenneth Gard
416228
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle France - 142 SQN
PEARCE, Kevin Tudor
430192
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PEARCE, Leonard Ancliff
401049
Killed
Warrant Officer
Air ops. From the UK Sicily - HQ Malta
PEARCE, Philip John
427934
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. Target Revigny Sur Ornain France - 463 SQN
PEARCE, Ronald Evennett
403034
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
12 AFU
PEARCE, Royce Alfred
417880
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PEARSE, Lawrence Wilfred
406550
Killed
Flying Officer
Flying battle Germany - 467 SQN
PEARSON, Rodney Wesley
415823
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
PEART, Leonard Henry
416063
Killed
Pilot Officer
Accidental [air crash] Bundaberg, QLD Australia - 32 SQN
PEDDER, Douglas
416513
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 SD Store Depot
PEDDIE, Alan Philip
436663
Discharged
Warrant Officer
9 ACHU
PEDERICK, Maxwell James
416189
Discharged
Flying Officer
43 SQN
PEDLER, William Theodore
416608
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From Australia enermy fire from Gasmata - 2 AAU Canberra
PEDLOW, Reginald Eric
37653
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 OTU
PEGGS, Robert James
415913
Killed
Pilot Officer
Air ops. Orleans France - 196 DGR
PEGLER, Mervyn George
441398
Discharged
Wing Commander
HQ Amb
PEGRUM, Neil McLeod
441425
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
9 ACHU
PEIPER, Leonard William
410254
Discharged
Flying Officer
112 AIR SEA Resc Fl
PEIRCE, Edgar Craig
415282
Discharged
Warrant Officer
! OTU
PELL, Neville John
438713
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
7 OTU
PEMBER, Herbert Thomas Urquhart
406151
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
PEMBER, William Stanley
436134
Discharged
Warrant Officer
459 SQN
PENDER, Harold Arthur (O52884)
415178
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
460 sqn
PENDER, Joseph James
400182
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Middle East - 20 OTU
PENDLEBURY, James
428531
Discharged
Warrant Officer
7 OTU
PENGILLY, Hugh Percival
416991
Discharged
Pilot Officer
OHQ
PENGLASE, Arrol Ainslie
407828
Discharged
Flying Officer
AGS
PENGLASE, John Maurice
417408
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 SQN
PENHALL, Frank Leonard
407829
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ DFS
PENNA, Leslie Pearce
19844
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
AF&RU
PENNY, Albert Leon
415548
Discharged
Flying Officer
HQ OVERS
PENNY, Walter Lindsay
428550
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles RAF
PENNYFIELD, Stewart Maxwell
442393
Discharged
Warrant Officer
100 SQN
PEPPER, Arnold William
436045
Discharged
Flying Officer
463 SQN
PEPPER, Francis Laurence
417881
Killed
Flying Officer
Air accident near Ferrytown Dononoch Firth Sutherland Scotland - 10 SQN
PEPPERELL, Albert John
406309
Discharged
Flying Officer
1 WAGS
PERCIVAL, Neil Gordon
444962
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Eastern Area HQ Bradfield Park 3 wags
PERDRIAU, John Henry
401319
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1SD 256718
PERKINS, Alfred Robert
407035
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
31 SQN India
PERKINS, Frank King
427727
Discharged
Pilot Officer
16 ACHU
PERKINS, Richard Clarence
416031
Discharged
Flying Officer
2 SQN
PERKINS, William Arthur
438294
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
55 OBU
PERRIAM, Howard Alan
417513
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flight accident Skelton, north of York, England - 1652Conv
PERRIGNON [DFC], Theodore Francis
400567
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ Dcas Warhs
PERRIN, Graeme William Henry
430877
Discharged
Warrant Officer
1 WAGS
PERRIN, John
406869
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 AOS
PERRY, George Frederick
406462
Killed
Sergeant
Killed in action Flying battle Sembawang Malaysia - 8 SQN
PERRY, Raymond Roy
419588
Discharged
Sergeant
5 RMF
PERRY, Stacey Gregory
8619
Discharged
Flying Officer
21 PTC
PERRY, Thomas Gordon
407739
Discharged
Flying Officer
7 SQN
PERRY, Wilbert John
418010
Discharged
Warrant Officer
186 SQN
PERRY [DFM], Geoffrey Arnold
427728
Discharged (POW)
Warrant Officer
4 Med Reh
PETCH, David William
437040
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle Arafura Sea - 55 OBU
PETCH, Francis Noel Miller
419537
Discharged
Flying Officer
27 OTU
PETERS, Brian Victor
442729
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ N/W A
PETERS, Norman George
404597
Killed
Sergeant
Accidental East Africa - PAP Gilgil
PETERS [DFM], Kenneth William McIntosh
407872
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 CONV Depot
PETERSEN, Peter Sydney
401942
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 Comm U
PETERSON, Ronald
441339
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
6 SFTS Mallala
PETERSON, Victor George Francis
439787
Discharged
Flight Sergeant
5 OTU
PETHERICK, Kenneth Athol John
436775
Discharged
Aircraftman
Sig Sch P/Cook
PETHERICK [DFC], Kingsley Boyd
416281
Discharged
Flying Officer
Sch of Adm
PETSCHEL, Victor Edward
437562
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Flying battle NW Europe target Bohlen Germany - 106 SQN
PETTIT, James Frank
427935
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Aircraft accident Brisbane QLD - 4 COMM UNIT
PETTY, John Bates
450262
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
1 WAGS
PFITZNER, Desmond David
417111
Discharged
Warrant Officer
4 COM Archerfield
PHELPS, Kenneth Ross
407107
Killed
Warrant Officer
Flying battle India - BPO India
PHELPS, Nevell Joseph
429127
Discharged
Warrant Officer
3 RD Vancouver
PHELPS, Philip John
416397
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 OTU
PHILIPSON, Ernest John
418299
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops. From U.K target Stuttgart - 630 SQN
PHILLIPS, Allen Harry
441249
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Amberley
PHILLIPS, Everard John
415273
Killed
Flight Sergeant
Air ops.from the UK flying battle Germany - 101 SQN
PHILLIPS, Frederick David
427257
Discharged
Flying Officer
294 SQN
PHILLIPS, Harold Arthur
407873
Killed
Sergeant
Flying battle North Sea - 50 SQN
PHILLIPS, John Herbert
406872
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1WAGS
PHILLIPS, John Keith Andrew
409586
Discharged
Warrant Officer
GRSch Bairnsdale
PHILLIPS, Keith Richard
436731
Discharged
Flying Officer
149 SQN
PHILLIPS, Lloyd Davey
437157
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
1 AD O42049
PHILLIPS, Richard Stanley
417112
Discharged
Warrant Officer
5 MED Reh
PHILP, Edward Jack
453014
Discharged
Aircraftman 1
1 Esch
PHILP, William Arthur
53677
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
Melbourne Wireless/Telegraphic Station
PHILPOT, John William
437355
Discharged
Warrant Officer
14 SQN
PHOENIX, Claude Elton
416992
Discharged
Flying Officer
34 SQN
PICKEN, Charles Keith
417885
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AO School
PICKEN, Robert Alan
410011
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
2 SQN
PICKERING, Phillip Douglas
416785
Discharged
Flying Officer
93 SQN
PICKETT, Francis Raymond
429997
Discharged
Warrant Officer
2 AO School
PICKETT, Herbert Aubrey
437541
Discharged
Warrant Officer
Beccles
PICKFORD, Robert
416611
Discharged
Flight Lieutenant
HQ Rathm Rathmines
PICKHAVER, John Keith
416229
Discharged
Flying Officer
37 SQN
PIERCE, Thomas Joseph Noel
437441
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ N/A
PIGOTT, John Michael Daniel
435178
Killed
Pilot Officer
Flight accident Kingaroy QLD - 94 Sqd.
PIKE, Brian Edward
442506
Discharged
Leading Aircraftman
HQ ADF Darwin
PIKE, Corbie Oliver
424619
Discharged
Flying Officer
1652 Com

Acknowledgements

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